J Dilla‘s vinyl collection is featured in Fuse‘s Crate Diggers,
with loving words, stories & insight by Ma Dukes, Illa J, Frank Nitt, J Rocc, Amp Fiddler, DJ Spinna, Grap
Luva, & more. Dilla’s family and friends share
personal memories, reflect on what his
highly influencial work means to
music, and much more.
J Dilla‘s “Come And Get It” featuring Elzhi is discussed by Waajeed, who reveals its origins for Bling47 Breaks
Dilla Edition. Jeedo speaks on the beginnings
of Welcome To Detroit, the interesting way
that Dilla constructed the classic track,
and more. Visit and subscribe to Bling47‘s YouTube channel
for more episodes and
J Dilla Interview By Y’skid In Eindhoven, Netherlands  32 Min.
J Dilla sat down with Y’skid in Eindhoven, Netherlands
in this often quoted, shared and appreciated interview
from 2003, in which he speaks on Slum Village‘s
planned reunion LP at the time, his infamous
beat CD’s, the Ummah and EPHCY days,
how Jaylib came to be, his influences
and those who he’s influenced,
and much, much more.
J Dilla‘s light shines on in this unearthed footage
of him performing “Players” at The Jazz Cafe in London. The video is shared by essdilla on YouTube, who was at the infamous show
firsthand. Check out his channel for
more clips from the epic night,
& for more of his content.
Slum Village‘s classic lineup of Jay Dee, Baatin & T3
is featured in footage of an amazing Detroit show in
2000. The video is shared by Jon Moore, who was
a marketing director for Goodvibe Records
at the time, and you can find loads of
incredible tour clips and more
via his YouTube channel.
Slum Village‘s original line-up of Jay Dee, Baatin and T3 is
featured in this exclusive 1997 footage, rocking an energetic Detroit crowd at Saint Andrews Hall. The amazing video
is available via Youtube.com/OfficialJDilla, which
houses more J Dilla-related media & official
videos from the Rebirth Of Detroit LP.
Karriem Riggins Produced That and his new star-studded
podcast will put you up on game, showcasing his work
with J Dilla, Slum Village, Common, Dwele, Marsha
Ambrosius, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Talib Kweli
and more. His upcoming LP Alone Together is a
34-track journey of sound & rhythm that will
harness his strong jazz roots and über-
creative hip-hop mentality. The LP
is due for release out this fall
on Stones Throw.
J Dilla‘s music lives on with “Dillatroit”, featuring charged
vocals by Supa Emcee, Nick Speed & Guilty Simpson.
The new video precedes The Rebirth Of Detroit, the
new J Dilla album dropping tomorrow, June 12
via Dilla‘s mother and her imprint Ruff Draft
Records. The highly-anticipated release
features vocals by all Detroit artists.
Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, mother of J Dilla, speaks with Valid313.com about her son’s musical inspiration and the
importance of love in his creativity. She also tells stories
of his deep connection with music since dancing to James Brown records in his playpen as a young
child. Her label Ruff Draft Records is releasing
the new LP Rebirth Of Detroit, featuring all
unheard & exclusive J Dilla production
and artists hailing from Detroit.